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dis·mem·ber

(dis-mem'bĕr),
1. To amputate an arm or leg.
2. To divide the body (corpus) into parts.

dis·mem·ber

(dis-mem'bĕr)
To amputate an arm or leg.

dismember

(dĭs-mĕm′bĕr)
To remove an extremity or a portion of it.
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SIX gangsters killed a fellow mobster, dismembered his body and feasted on his liver, prosecutors said yesterday.
The dismembered remains of Jeffrey Howe, 49, from Southgate, north London, were discovered across Hertfordshire and Leicestershire last year.
A BRAZILIAN man who killed and dismembered British teenager Cara Burke, left, was sentenced to 21 years in prison today.
Fourteen dismembered bodies were found inside an abandoned truck in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas on Thursday.
Summary: A kitchen salesman was stabbed to death and dismembered before his body parts were scattered across two counties, a court has heard.
Another area being examined is whether the victim was alive when he was dismembered.
People with albinism have the right to start living, like anyone else, without fear of being killed or dismembered," she said.
Police investigating the killing of a man whose dismembered body was found in five countryside spots are making a model of his face to try to identify him.
DETECTIVES who discovered the dismembered corpse of a British teenager in a suitcase in Brazil were today searching for her remaining body parts.
The results of a mental examination have shown that Muto was in a state of diminished capacity at the time of the murder and was in a state of insanity when he dismembered his sister's body as he had assumed ''another character.
A MAN found murdered in a flat had been dismembered, Scotland Yard said.
And the pair of painted Styrofoam "leaping legs" that hung in the middle of the main room were a sort of deadpan version of the artist's many fantastical, often spectacularly dismembered life-size figures.